Ben Copeland is going to the USHL/NHL Top Prospects Game.
Copeland, who has 19 points (seven goals, 12 assists) in 26 games with the Waterloo Black Hawks this season, will replace injured forward Jachym Kondelik. Kondelik was injured over the course of the World Junior A Challenge and World Junior Championship training camp with Team Czech Republic.
The 2018 USHL/NHL Top Prospects Game will take place on Jan. 9 in Kearney, NE at the Viaero Center.
Copeland was second in USHL scoring during December with 11 points (five goals, six assists) in nine games. The Edina, MN native will join Waterloo teammates Jack Drury and Jared Moe at the 2018 USHL/NHL Top Prospects Game.
For full USHL/NHL Top Prospects Game rosters, click HERE.